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English Language Support Teachers' Association

ELSTA are inviting members, past and present, and people who have supported ELSTA over the years to come along to the Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, on Monday 7th December from 7.30 - 9.00pm. To help them manage the numbers for the meeting, they would be grateful if you could sign up using the following link:…

Royal Irish Academy

Professor Margaret Murnane will be giving an Academy Discourse on Tuesday 1st December at 6pm in Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2. The title of her discourse is ‘Tabletop x-ray lasers: from Star Wars to nanotechnology’.  Booking is essential

Science Technology in Action

Science and Technology in Action annually produce a set of industry led lessons, designed to support the teaching of science and related subjects in second level schools. The 11th Edition was launched in The Clock Tower, DES, by Minister Damien English TD and should be arriving at your school soon.

10 Things to Know About

10 Things to Know About is on RTÉ One on Mondays at 8.30pm.

Science Education in Ireland - New Frontiers

The ISTA annual conference ‘Science Education in Ireland ~ New Frontiers’ will take place from 8th - 10th of April 2016 in The Strand Hotel, Limerick and Limerick Institute of Technology.
Registration is now open and must be done on line

Design your Nano Home

The annual AMBER nanoscience poster competition entitled 'Design your Nano Home' is now open for entries from both Primary & Secondary Schools. Closing date: Friday 26th February 2016.

Google Code-in

Google Code-in is a global online contest introducing 13-17 year olds students to open source software development. It is a great way for students to gain real world experience working on an open source project and gain confidence in their skills while having mentors available to help guide them through the contest. Contest launches on Monday 7th December.

ISTA Senior Science Quiz Final 2015

Congratulations and well done to ALL who participated in the the National Finals of the annual ISTA Senior Science Quiz, sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland, which took place in Trinity College. A special thanks to Dr Conor O’Brien, current President of ISTA and Dr Aoibhínn Ní Shuilleabhain who acted as quizmaster.